Ballad for Americans (Part 1); Ballad for Americans (Part 2); Ballad for Americans (Part 3); Ballad for Americans (Part 4)
Performer: Bing Crosby; The Ken Darby Singers
Writer: Robinson; Latouche
Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer these records. They are 3.8mil truncated conical, 2.3mil truncated conical, 2.8mil truncated conical, 3.3mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 500.0.
The preferred version suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. is the equalized version recorded with the 3.8mil truncated conical stylus, and has been copied to have the more friendly filename.
Matrix number: DLA2035A; DLA2036A; DLA2037A; DLA2038A
Catalog number: 03151-A; 03151-B; 03152-A; 03152-B
Other IDs from the record include: (DLA.2036); (DLA.2035); (DLA.2037); (DLA.2038)
Notes of Interest:
funny that they sold a patriotic song about the American Revolution for the UK market
Subject: 78rpm record from 1940 (interpolated)
1940 (interpolated) is from https://archive.org/details/almostcomplete7800barr/page/131
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